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NETDOM Command





Enables administrators to manage Active Directory domains and trust relationships from the command prompt.

Netdom is a command-line tool that is built into Windows Server 





You can use netdom to:

  • Join a computer that runs Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 to a Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, or Windows NT 4.0 domain.

  • Provide an option to specify the organizational unit (OU) for the computer account.

  • Generate a random computer password for an initial Join operation.

  • Manage computer accounts for domain member workstations and member servers. Management operations include:

  • Add, Remove, Query.

  • An option to specify the OU for the computer account.

  • An option to move an existing computer account for a member workstation from one domain to another while maintaining the security descriptor on the computer account.

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